The Great Railroad Race: The Diary of Libby West, Utah Territory 1868 (Dear America Series)

by Kristiana Gregory

Hardcover, 1999

Status

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Call number

J DA 1868 UT

Publication

Scholastic Inc. (1999), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 204 pages

Description

As the daughter of a newspaper reporter, fourteen-year-old Libby keeps a diary account of the exciting events surrounding her during the building of the railroad in the West in 1868.

Local notes

1408-248

User reviews

LibraryThing member IzzyInTheAlley
This book was great. Not just for the plot, but the history of it was facinating. The twist of romance made it even more lovley. A great read more girls, even if there not intrested in history.
LibraryThing member justagirlwithabook
I don't remember much of these books as individual books, but I remember reading them all as a young, avid reader. I think that ultimately these books are the reason why I love historical fiction novels so much. They all did such a great job of taking me to a different time and place and making it
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come alive, seeing the world through an older, historical lens. I highly recommend any of the Dear America books to younger readers who love history and need to get hooked on reading!
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Physical description

204 p.; 7.4 inches

ISBN

059010991X / 9780590109918

Barcode

34747000071213

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